At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.
Master's level position in the Therapeutic Foster Care program trains, recruits, and approves foster/ adoptive parents. The program provides care management services to children ages 6-17 who require out of home care and are capable of living in a family setting. They are children who have some combination of psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Provides care management services to TFC homes in order to prevent the disruption of TFC children.
The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a psychiatric residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.
Milieu Nurse-per Diem
RN to provide services to our Kids Inn and Safe Haven program. Must be a Registered Nurse for State of CT who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. Prior psychiatric nursing experience working in a group living program, serving children is preferred.
Energetic Associates/Bachelor's level. motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.
Mental Health Worker/Mentor
Entry level Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations. The REGIONS residential program will provide a home-like environment with a therapeutic based milieu for JJ involved male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus
Resource Family Recruiter
Bachelors level Resource Family Recruiter is responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of BGV’s recruitment and retention goals in compliance with contract requirements. Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency to effectively recruit and determine eligibility based on initial screening, and efficiently approve qualified resource families for the TFC Program within assigned geographic areas.
The Resource Family Recruiter is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of pre-approval training, post- approval training, and the retention of foster families. This position serves as a liaison between Boys &Girls Village TFC Program, DCF, the media, and other community members. Oversees and provides continuous recruitment services throughout Waterbury, Bridgeport, and New Haven regions in order to raise awareness, and develop foster family resources for children and/or youth who require care due to abuse, neglect, or other at risk factors.
Foster Care Support Worker
Bachelors Level Foster Care Support Worker provides services to youth and families in their homes and out in the community. The Support Worker develops a trusting supportive relationship with family members through direct contact in the context of home visits, phone contacts and assistance in times of crisis. They must work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the individual family needs, schedules, and in order to respond to crisis.
The Youth Mentor acts as a role model for and reinforces the youth’s individual needs plan. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips. They are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The Youth Mentor also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations.
The Supervisor is a licensed master’s level mental health professional who provides clinical supervision and program management for MST-PSB consistent with the model, contractual, licensing and payer obligations/requirements. The Program Manager will provide direct service/on-call as needed.
Clinician- MST/BSF Sign on Bonus
Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains.
Case Manager- MST/BSF
Bachelors Level Case Manger develops a trusting supportive relationship with child and family members through direct contact in the context of home visits, phone contacts and assistance in times of crisis. They must work a flexible schedule in order to accommodate the individual family needs, schedules, and in order to respond to crisis and under the supervision of the Program Manager.
The Database Technician will enhance Agency operations and compliance by managing and continuously improving the electronic health record (Carelogic by Qualifacts). In addition to very strong project management and technical skills, this position will have the opportunity to work with Director of Business Intelligence to extract and validate data, patterns, and related trends as needed, with the subsequent ability to prepare the information for use by Agency leadership
The Clinical Director coordinates and oversees the effective implementation of clinical services at Charles F. Hayden School (CFH), under the direction of the Director of Residencies. Provides a safe and effective therapeutic milieu by supervising the Milieu Managers as Clinical Manager. The Clinical Director is a member of the school leadership team, and works as a liaison with the Residencies’ leadership regarding clients that attend both programs to ensure clinical needs are being met in both settings. This position will work in close collaboration with CFH Educational Director who reports to the V.P of educational and Vocational Services.
Clinician- Safe Haven PSB
Masters Level Safe Haven PSB Clinician provides intensive clinical services to clients residing in the Safe Haven PSB program. This includes individual, group, and family therapies with some in home work.
The Safe Haven PSB program is a specialized residential treatment facility treating boys between the ages of 12-15.11 who exhibit problem sexual behaviors to the extent that they require a staff secure treatment facility to address their sexual acting out.